As fall weather comes around the corner, it is time for travelers everywhere to book their flights to Miami, Florida. Staying above nearly 70 degrees all year round, South Florida is the perfect fall and winter getaway. Here are some recommendations for a weekend trip to Miami including where to stay, what to visit, and when to do so.
Tucked at the tip of Florida is the beautiful South Beach. Known for its happening scene and diverse crowds, South Beach is a must see when in Miami. Photo opportunities include: colorful lighthouse stands and beach pictures galore. (Photo by R9 Studios FL, CC BY 2.0) ( Original Photo)
When the sun sets, head across the street to Ocean Drive to experience the notorious night life. After being closed for months, Miami’s restaurants, bars, and clubs are now opening. (Photo by Craig ONeal, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) ( Original Photo)
Need a place to stay? Escape to the Biltmore Hotel in quiet Coral Gables. This hotel is a beautiful national historic landmark with amenities such as a golf course, restaurants, pool, and spa. (Photo by Prayitno, CC BY 2.0) ( Original Photo)
In between the Gables and South Beach is the beautiful area of Key Biscayne. Travel to Bill Baggs State Park to see the historic lighthouse, lay out on the nearby beach, walk the trails, or host a picnic. Key Biscayne is very relaxing and more family-friendly compared to South Beach. (Photo by Bill Dickinson, CC BY-NC 2.0) ( Original Photo)
Art lovers, Instagrammers, and adventurers unite — Wynwood Walls is one of the hottest spots in Miami, not to mention the most photo-worthy. The space is an outdoor museum taking over 80,000 square feet near Downtown, Miami. Each wall is uniquely painted by artists from around the world. (Photo by Wally Gobetz, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) ( Original Photo)